The Blue Wall of Silence was on a fault line the evening Derek Chauvin’s knee was on George Floyd’s neck. The three other police officers who stood by were trying to keep it from crumbling by barring desperate neighborhood folks from helping a dying man.
Pictures speak a thousand words. Videos speak volumes. That is why I am beginning this article with the video that started it all to remind the reader what happened that eventful evening to George Floyd.
For those readers that need a refresher, George Floyd, a black man, was killed last May 25, 2020 when Derek Chauvin, a 19-year veteran of the Minneapolis police department, pressed his knee into Floyd’s neck for several minutes in broad daylight.
Getting accused of cannabis-related misconduct can cause you all kinds of problems. Often times, the best course of action is to hire an attorney experienced in all these fields to help you minimize your damage so that you can move on and avoid losing your liberty, your money, or your job.
Starting next year, the recreational sale of marijuana for adults was legalized as of today after years of beating around the bush. New Yorkers will additionally be allowed to cultivate marijuana for personal use and medical marijuana companies can begin selling whole lower instead of cannabis extracts.
Presidential pardons are a matter of course. At the end of every president’s term of office the “clemency curious” are just that over who will be the recipients of the president’s favor – that right granted to the president to pardon pretty much anyone for anything.
How can California right the ship and get the industry back on track? We could stand to learn from Missouri, which currently allows medical cannabis, and is seeking to add non-medical, adult-use cannabis licensing.
Can access to psychedelics and psychedelic therapy or access without the fear of criminal repercussions help folks overcome the stress, anxiety, depression and trauma associated with the pandemic?
There is a new kid on the block. Literally. Roblox. And it hit the stock market Wednesday, March 10, 2021 opening at $64.50 and “surged” on it’s first day of trading by going “public through a direct listing, which differs from an IPO in that shares are not backed by underwriters”.
MindMed is one one of the major players in the psychedelic space and one of the companies that are included in the very first psychedelic ETF: The Horizons Psychedelic Stock Index ETF (PSYK) that was launched at the end of January, 2021